Father admits beatings that lead to 5-year-old’s death

Masceo Emanuel was about 210 pounds; his 5-year-old daughter, Diamond Smith, was 33 pounds and didn’t stand a chance. Emanuel, 27, of Trenton, charged with murder in connection with the death of his 5-year-old daughter, admitted Monday in accepting a plea deal calling for a 25-year sentence that he was caring for the child alone … Read more →

Authorities say parents beat 5-year-old to death

On July 11, a 5-year-old Trenton girl was brought to Capital Health Medical Center by her parents, who said she was suffering from asthma-related problems. The girl later died at the hospital, and on July 12, her parents, Masceo Emanuel and Dominique Smith, were charged with child endangerment. Prosecutors added murder charges against the couple … Read more →

Masceo Emanuel

  • Arrested: July 12, 2012
  • Age: 25
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pled guilty in the July 11, 2012 death of Unnamed juvenile.